Early Modern—Saint Louis
 

Philosophers surrounding the Gateway Arch

Early Modern—Saint Louis (EM-STL) is a conference on Modern philosophy held each year in Saint Louis, MO.

 
Program
 

Friday, April 20, 2018

12:00-12:30
Coffee and conference info available

Morgan Stanley Event Space

 

Holekamp Classroom

Chair: Eugene Marshall
(Florida International University)

 
  Chair: Krista Rodkey
(Hope College)

 

12:30-1:30
"Hume's Dual-Aspectism"
Tim Black (CSU Northridge)

 

12:30-1:30
"Malebranche's General Laws Theodicy in Hutcheson's Inquiry"
Todd Ryan (Trinity College)

1:40-2:40
"Hume on Substance (as a Theoretical-Explanatory Posit)"
David Landy (San Francisco State University)

 

1:40-2:40
"Descartes on Will and Suspension of Judgment"
Jan Forsman (University of Tampere)

2:50-3:50
"Kant on the Pure Category of Substance"
James Messina (Universit of Wisconsin - Madison)

 

2:50-3:50
"A Deflationary Account of Newton's Rule 3"
Zvi Biener (University of Cincinnati)

4:00-6:00
Panel on Teaching Modern Philosophy
Julie Walsh (Wellesley College)

 

Saturday, April 21st, 2018

9:00-10:00
"Mill's Presponse to Frege"
Lewis Powell (University at Buffalo, SUNY)

10:10-11:10
"Astell On Living Up to One's Rational Nature"
Michaela Manson (University of Toronto)

11:20-12:20
"Hume's Content Empiricism"
Kevin Busch (University of Oxford)

Break for Lunch

1:40-2:40
"'On External Existence': Mary Shepherd on our Knowledge of a Mind-Independent World"
Louise Daoust (Eckerd College)

2:50-3:50
"Leibniz on Place"
Jen Nguyen (Harvard University)

4:00-6:00
Keynote Address
"Locke and Hume on the Demonstrability of God's Existence"
Annemarie Butler (Iowa State University)

Sponsored by Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Department of Philosophy

Richard Fry (SIUE) and Krista Rodkey (Hope College), organizers

Please contact us with any questions!